Beard goes as Brixton Cycles hit target

Written by on December 4, 2015 in Brixton People, Brixton Stories, Community, gentrification, News - Comments Off on Beard goes as Brixton Cycles hit target

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Jim Sullivan: Former glory

Jim Sullivan: Former glory

Brixton Cycles‘ crowdfunding campaign ended on a total of £62,225 – more than 150% of the £40,000 target to help it relocate in Brixton when its current shop is demolished to make way for luxury flats,

BC team member Jim Sullivan vowed to shave his beard if the campaign hit £60,000 and he followed through with his promise this week.

About the Author

Alan Slingsby moved to Brixton just as the 1981 uprising began. His nearest pub was the Effra and nearest off licence the Frontline — long gone in an earlier wave of closures of treasured community establishments. He works out of an office in St Matthews and before that the Bon Marché. Has edited newspapers for the National Union of Students and National Union of Teachers. Now makes a living designing magazines and books and anything else people will pay him for.

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